Unprecedented number of tissue machines installed since 2010

With tissue consumption growing at a rapid pace in emerging markets, particularly in China, an unprecedented number of new tissue paper machines have been installed. Numera’s analysis shows that 327 new tissue paper machines with an annual capacity of 10,000 tonnes or higher have started up since 2010, adding approximately 11 million tonnes of new...

Chinese tissue market in a good growth phase but oversupply continues

According to a recent talk by Zhang Yulan, of the China National Household Paper Association (CNHPIA), in 2016 the Chinese tissue business maintained growth, and the expansion of the tissue industry continued at a good pace – tissue continues to be the fastest growing category within the paper industry. Based on the 2016 figures shown in her...

Pulp and Paper United do the nation proud

Let’s describe general economic performance in recent years as a football match … why not, this is Brazil after all: it has been an end-to-end thriller. TWM must first apologise to those across the tissue world who don’t follow that particular game. The same fluctuating fortunes would apply, give or take, in tennis, rugby, beach volleyball, American...

How to achieve growth in a national crisis

These are turbulent times in Brazil – but tissue is toughing it out. Helen Morris, Tissue World magazine senior editor, visits Carta Fabril’s Rio de Janeiro headquarters as the company begins the start-up phase of what will be a world record breaking tissue machine. By Tissue World senior editor, Helen Morris The drive to Carta Fabril’s headquarters...

Family tissue: for babies’ noses… and Construction Club

Creativity is at the heart of Brazilian Melissa Hoemke’s family. After living in London for 12 years she wants to do right by the children and the environment, and make sure she doesn’t extrapolate her budget. Thinking about it, I realise I use a lot of tissue paper on a daily basis. Toilet paper, kitchen towels (thins and heavy duty), wet wipes...

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